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Apr 16, 2019
In Rajasthan, Congress faces farmers' ire over delay in loan waivers; risks conceding ground to BJP earned in 2018Every five years then, anger and frustration determine Rajasthan’s voting behaviour–the incumbent is voted out, the Opposition is voted in.
Mar 26, 2019
Drought in Rajasthan: Over Rs 7,000 crore spent on projects, but not much water has flown through western regionStruggling to access drinking water has become a norm for people in this part of Rajasthan's Thar Desert, irrespective of the season. Even during winters, — when the temperature is between three and seven degrees Celsius — the struggle for drinking water is similar to that in summers, when mercury rises as high as 50 degrees Celsius.
Mar 22, 2019
World Water Day: 1 billion Indians live without clean water supply, report suggestsRanked 120 out of 122 nations for water quality, 75% of households in India lack clean water access.
Mar 20, 2019
In Karnataka's Mandya, stardom may hijack campaign as Sumalatha, Nikhil Gowda seek to cash in on sympathy, family legacyWith actor-politicians Sumalatha and Nikhil Gowda, both first timers in politics, vying for Mandya seat, it's feared that important issues like agrarian crisis, water woes, etc, may get sidelined during the election campaign
Feb 08, 2019
Water and hopes down to a trickle in Uttarakhand's hilly areas as residents ignored by state abandon their homesWith natural water resources gradually drying up and households still waiting for drinking water connections, Mason village in Uttarakhand's Pauri district is one of worst-hit by migration, earning the moniker of ‘ghost villages’
Dec 05, 2018
Two-third of the world, much of India to face water scarcity, stress by 2025: ExpertOrganisations are working to improve sanitation, provide treated surface water at Re 1/L in response.
Nov 06, 2018
'Don't know how we'll manage': Facing drought, villagers in Maharashtra's Marathwada left scrounging for waterThis year, Marathwada received 534 millimeters of rain against the region average of 682.9 millimeters
Nov 04, 2018
'Two meals a day and water will be our Diwali,' say Marathwada farmers as drought turns festival of lights into low-key affairFor farmers in Marathwada region of Maharashtra, Diwali is a low-key affair with lack of jobs at farms and elsewhere, and drought adding to their despair after a low yield Kharif season
Oct 02, 2018
Asia Water 2018 forum: ADB president says 300 million people in Asia-Pacific have no improved access to waterMore than 800 gathered on Tuesday at the ADB headquarters in Manila for the opening of the Asia Water Forum 2018.
Sep 19, 2018
17 districts in Maharashtra's Marathwada, Vidarbha regions facing drought-like situation, says water departmentMost parts of Maharashtra's Marathwada region received average rainfall this monsoon and the water stock in the region stands at just 28.81 percent